A few days ago, in the campus of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, dozens of Kaiwo pure electric city buses were used as commuter ferry vehicles in the school. At the same time, in the Bangkok city line, the same batch of vehicles were in operation. It is understood that A total of 49 pure electric buses were exported, all of which are Kaiwo brand pure electric city buses manufactured by Nanjing Jinlong Bus Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as 'Nanjing Jinlong').
Chulalongkorn University is the oldest university in Thailand and is regarded as 'the most prestigious university in Thailand'. On October 19th, Liu Yi, the chairman of the Nanjing CPPCC, went to the campus of Chulalongkorn University to inspect the Kaiwo pure electric bus. In this service, the green travel project, and the deputy minister of the Ministry of Culture of the Kingdom of Thailand, the principal of the Chulalongkorn University and the military retired generals and other friendly talks on green campus, green transportation, green development and other aspects.
In order to ease the pressure on road transportation, it is convenient for teachers and students to travel, and to create a green and convenient way of public transportation. From the end of last year, Chulalongkorn University began to operate 34 7-meter pure electric city buses, distributed in 5 lines, successfully The two campuses and the nearest BTS and MRT stations are connected to form a dense network traffic layout on campus, providing free services for both inside and outside the school. It is reported that the vehicles can accommodate up to 40 people and have a cruising range of 300 kilometers. The vehicle complies with EU certification standards. And passed various safety tests.
It is worth mentioning that these 49 Kaiwo pure electric buses are the first pure electric buses purchased in Thailand. They are also the largest pure electric buses in Southeast Asia, which will become the benchmark for the future pure electric bus market in Thailand and Southeast Asia. At the same time, this is the first cooperation between Nanjing Jinlong and Thai customers. It is an excellent opportunity to respond to the 'One Belt, One Road' initiative and showcase the style of China's own brand new energy bus. It is of great significance.
The development of new energy vehicles has always been an important strategy since China's '13th Five-Year Plan'. With the continuous deepening of the 'One Belt, One Road' construction, domestic new energy automobile companies have gradually turned their attention to the market along the 'Belt and Road'. Thailand is a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. One of the founding countries and a world-famous tourist destination, Thailand has long been the first choice for Chinese people. The two countries have very deep cooperation in many fields.
According to the relevant person in charge of Nanjing Jinlonghai, after initial market research and analysis, in July 2017, Nanjing Jinlong and the Thai distributors reached a cooperation to start exploring the Thai market. In less than half a year, Nanjing Jinlong was in the unified bidding in Thailand. More than many well-known brands at home and abroad, won all 49 orders, which is undoubtedly a great recognition of Nanjing Jinlong brand and products.
In order to meet the local operational needs, the 7-meter Kaiwo pure electric bus delivered this time is customized, and the resources are quickly locked in a very short period of time, which has won recognition and praise from customers, and also for us and customers. The long-term cooperation has laid a good foundation. At the same time, this batch of models is equipped with our own research and development of the source battery, which is the first time that the source battery has been exported overseas. 'The relevant person in charge said, 'In addition, in the after-sales service guarantee, Kaiwo took The 'sales service integration' model provides systematic training for overseas sales personnel to provide basic after-sales service capabilities, thereby improving the ability and efficiency to respond to customer needs. On the other hand, we also provide professional training for dealers' after-sales teams. To ensure timely, accurate and efficient completion of after-sales service. '
Since 2017, Kaiwo pure electric buses have successively received orders from Thailand, the Philippines, South Korea, Dominica, India, Ukraine, Chile and China, Macao and other countries and regions. Kaiwo pure electric buses have initially opened overseas markets.